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Meshlium

Specifications

Xtreme
Processor RAM memory Disk memory Power Power Source Normal Current Consumption High Current Consumption Max Supply Current

Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

500MHz (x86) 256MB (DDR) 8GB / 16GB / 32GB * 5W (18V) POE (Power Over Ethernet) 270mA 450mA 15A Material Aluminium 210x175x50mm 1,2Kg IP65

Enclosure

Dimensions Weight External protection

Temperature Range Response Time to ethernet ping Time to have all the services running Types of power supply for POE
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-20C / 50C 60s 90s AC-220V Battery solar panel (DC-12V) Car lighter (DC-12V)

System Management software Security

Linux, Debian. OLSR Mesh communication protocol. Madwifi Drivers. Meshlium Manager System (open source) Authentication WEP, WPA-PSK, HTTPS and SSH access. (*) Depends on the options chosen (**) Only with the accessories supplied by Libelium

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Wifi AP - 2.4GHz Radio

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TM

Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

WIFI RADIO Chipset Tx-Power Distance Atheros AR5213A - IEEE 802.11b/g 100mW - 20 dBm 500m *
(*) Depending on antenna and line of sight

ANTENNA Type Gain Dimensions Omnidirectional 5dBi 224 x 22 mm

Wifi Mesh Dual Band 2.4 GHz / 5GHz Radio WIFI RADIO Chipset Tx-Power Distance Atheros AR5213A - IEEE 802.11a/b/g 20dB - 802.11b/g 2-50km *
(*) Depending on antenna and line of sight

/ 18dB - 802.11a

ANTENNA Type Gain Dimensions Omnidirectional 5dBi - 2.4GHz / 8dBi - 5GHz 224 x 22 mm

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Zigbee Radio

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Model Frequency Tx-Power Rx Sensitivity Antenna Distance Model Frequency Tx-Power Rx Sensitivity Antenna Distance Model Frequency Tx-Power Rx Sensitivity Antenna Distance Model Frequency Tx-Power Rx Sensitivity Antenna Distance 2.4GHz 100mW -100dBm

Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

XBee - PRO - 802.15.4

5dBi Dipole 7km * XBee - PRO - ZigBee 2,4GHz 50mW -102dBm 5dBi Dipole 7km * XBee - PRO - 868 868MHz 315mW -112dBm 5dBi Dipole 12km * XBee - PRO - 900 900MHz 50mW -100dBm 5dBi Dipole 10km *

(*) Depending on antenna and line of sight

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Model Frequency Tx-Power Rx Sensitivity Antenna Distance 2.4GHz 100mW -100dBm

Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Zigbee Radio (continuation) XBee - PRO - Digimesh

5dBi Dipole 7km *


(*) Depending on antenna and line of sight

Wifi Scanner Chipset Distance Antenna Atheros AR5213A - IEEE 802.11b/g 50-200m * 5dBi Dipole
(*) Depending on antenna and line of sight

Bluetooth Scanner Protocol Tx-Power Antenna Power Distance Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR. Class 2 3dBm 5dBi 3dBm 20-100m *
(*) Depending on antenna and line of sight

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3G/GPRS Module

Xtreme
Protocols Quad Band Output power: Rx Rate Tx Rate Antenna

Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

3G *, WCDMA, HSPA, UMTS, GPRS, GSM 850MHz/900MHz/1900MHz/2100MHz UMTS 850/900/1900/2100: 0.25W GSM850/GSM900: 2W DCS1800/PCS1900: 1W 7.2Mb/s 5.5Mb/s 3dBi
(*) Note for US users: We have tested the new 3G shield with the AT&T network which supports nativelly the GSM and 3G protocolos. With other carriers may also work although we havent tried and thus we can not ensure it. For this reason we recommend to use AT&T SIM cards.

GPS Module Assisted GPS (A-GPS), Standalone mode (NMEA frames) Server enabled to perform even indoor location ins A-GPS and S-GPS modes 26dBi (+-4.5dBi) - 3m cable. Magnetic

Modes Server Antenna

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Concepts

Understanding Meshlium
Meshlium is a Linux router which works as the Gateway of the Waspmote Sensor Networks. It can contain 5 different radio interfaces: Wifi 2.4GHz, Wifi 5GHz, 3G/GPRS, Bluetooth and ZigBee. As well as this Meshlium can also integrate a GPS module for mobile and vehicular applications and be solar and battery powered. These features along with an aluminium IP65 enclosure allows Meshlium to be placed anywhere outdoor. Meshlium can work as: a ZigBee to Ethernet router for Waspmote nodes * a ZigBee to 3G/GPRS router for Waspmote nodes * a Wifi Access Point a Wifi Mesh node (dual band 2.4GHz-5GHz) a Wifi to 3G/GPRS router a Bluetooth scanner and analyzer a GPS-3G/GPRS realtime tracker a Smartphone scanner (detects iPhone and Android devices)

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

(* ) More info about Waspmote at: http://www.libelium.com/waspmote All the networking options can be controlled from two different sources: 1. Manager System: a web interface which comes with Meshlium. It allows you to control all the interfaces and system options in a secure, easy and quick way. 2. SSH console: for expert users direct access to the shell console is enabled. Meshlium is also a complete Linux station which offers different services, programming environments and storage systems: Services activated: http / https ssh

Examples of programming environments to be installed: C (by default) C++ Java PHP (by default) Python Perl Ruby

Regarding the information storage Meshlium counts with two different data base systems. Mysql (by default) Postgre

All the information coming from all the interfaces (ZigBee, Bluetooth, 3G/GPRS, Wifi and from the GPS module) can be stored in the Local Data Base as explained in the Storage Options section or even exported to an external Data Base connected to the internet.

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Meshlium Models

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Wifi AP (2.4GHz)
(2.4GHz /5GHz)

Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

There are 13 Meshlium models (Presets) depending on the radios integrated and on the fact if they act as a Gateway (GW) node or not.

Models
Meshlium AP Meshlium 3G/GPRS-AP Meshlium Mesh-AP Meshlium Mesh-AP-GW Meshlium Mesh-3G/GPRS-AP Meshlium ZigBee-AP Meshlium ZigBee-3G/GPRS-AP Meshlium ZigBee-Mesh-AP Meshlium ZigBee-Mesh-AP-GW
Meshlium ZigBee-Mesh-3G/GPRS-AP

Wifi Mesh

3G/GPRS

ZigBee

Ethernet

GW

P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P

P P P P P P P P P P P P P

P P

P P P P

P P P P P

Meshlium Scanner AP Meshlium Scanner 3G-AP Meshlium Scanner ZigBee-AP

All the configurations will act as GW nodes except the nodes configured to act as simple mesh nodes (Mesh-AP and ZigBeeMesh-AP) which need one GW node in the mesh network which shares its Internet connection. However, all the nodes can be changed to act as GW nodes with just one click through the Presets section. All the Meshlium models come with Ethernet (IPv4 and IPv6) interfaces.

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Models
Meshlium AP Meshlium 3G/GPRS-AP Meshlium Mesh-AP Meshlium Mesh-AP-GW

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Wifi Scans

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On some of them two extra modules can be installed: Bluetooth and GPS.

Bluetooth Scans

GPS

8GB / 16GB / 32 GB Storage options

P
Optional

P P P

Meshlium Mesh-3G/GPRS-AP Meshlium ZigBee-AP Meshlium ZigBee-3G/GPRS-AP Meshlium ZigBee-Mesh-AP Meshlium ZigBee-Mesh-AP-GW Meshlium ZigBee-Mesh-3G/GPRS-AP Meshlium Scanner AP Meshlium Scanner 3G-AP Meshlium Scanner ZigBee-AP

Optional

P P

Optional

P P P P

P P P

P P P

P P P

Note: For complete information go to the Meshlium Technical Guide at: http://www.libelium.com/development/meshlium/

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Storage Options
8GB 16GB 32GB

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

There are three different Hard disk sizes for Meshlium:

The Operate System and the Manager takes ~2.5GB. This means the space which can be used to store the data captured and to be used by the applications loaded by the user is: 8GB - 2.5GB = 5.5GB 16GB - 2.5GB = 13.5GB 32GB - 2.5GB = 29.5GB

This space is assigned to the user partition: /mnt/user There are three folders where the captured data is stored when the Store to a File or Data Base option is activated: /mnt/user/zigbee_data /mnt/user/bluetooth_data /mnt/user/gps_data

The Local Data Base files can be found in: /mnt/user/mysql/MeshliumDB

Applications model by model


Meshlium AP Clients can connect to Meshlium via Wifi with laptops and smart phones and get access to the Internet. In order to give Internet access Meshlium uses the Ethernet connection. Just connect it to your hub or switch and it will get automatically an IP from your network using DHCP.

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Meshlium 3G/GPRS AP

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Clients can connect to Meshlium via Wifi with laptops and smart phones and get access to the Internet. In order to give Internet access Meshlium uses the 3G/GPRS connection.

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Xtreme

Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Meshlium Mesh AP - Meshlium Mesh AP GW Meshlium can work as a Mesh node. This means we can interconnect several Meshliums in order to share a common resource as the Internet connection. This way, the clients connected to a certain node can access to the Internet connection of a third node which is some hops far away the actual connecting point. In a mesh network there are two kinds of nodes: Meshlium Mesh AP allows clients to connect via Wifi and creates links with other nodes using a second Wifi radio which operates in the 5GHz band. Meshlium Mesh AP GW (gateway) is the node which shares its Internet connection with the rest of the network. It takes the Internet connection from the Ethernet interface. There is only one GW in the mesh network.

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Meshlium Mesh AP - Meshlium Mesh 3G/GPRS AP: Meshlium can work as a Mesh node. This means we can interconnect several Meshliums in order to share a common resource as an Internet connection. This way, the clients connected to a certain node can access to the Internet connection of a third node which is some hops far away the actual connecting point. In a mesh network there are two kinds of nodes: Meshlium Mesh AP allows clients to connect via Wifi and creates links with other nodes using a second Wifi radio which operates in the 5GHz band. Meshlium Mesh 3G/GPRS AP (3G/GPRS gateway) is the node which shares its Internet connection with the rest of the network. It takes the Internet connection from the 3G/GPRS interface. There is only one GW in the mesh network.

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Meshlium ZigBee AP

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Meshlium can take the sensor data which comes from a ZigBee Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) made with Waspmote sensor devices * and send it to the Internet using the Ethernet interface. Users can also connect directly to Meshlium using the Wifi interface to control it and access to the sensor data. (*) http://www.libelium.com/waspmote

(*) For more information see section Wireless Sensor Networks

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Meshlium ZigBee 3G/GPRS AP Meshlium can take the sensor data which comes from a Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) made with Waspmote sensor devices * and send it to the Internet using the 3G/GPRS interface. Users can also connect directly to Meshlium using the Wifi interface to control it and access to the sensor data. (*) http://www.libelium.com/waspmote

(*) For more information see section Wireless Sensor Networks

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Meshlium ZigBee Mesh AP - Meshlium ZigBee Mesh AP GW: Meshlium can work as a ZigBee Mesh node. This means we can interconnect several nodes in order to share a common resource as an Internet connection. This way, the sensor nodes connected to a node via ZigBee can send the information to the Internet link set on a third node which is some hops far away the actual point. In this hybrid ZigBee - Wifi mesh network there are two kinds of nodes: Meshlium ZigBee Mesh AP allows the sensor devices to connect via ZigBee and creates links with other nodes using a Wifi radio which operates in the 5GHz band. Users can also connect directly to Meshlium using the 2.4GHz Wifi interface to control it and access to the sensor data. Meshlium ZigBee Mesh AP GW (gateway) is the node which shares its Internet connection with the rest of the network. It takes the Internet connection from the Ethernet interface. There is only one GW in the mesh network.

(*) For more information see section Wireless Sensor Networks

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Meshlium ZigBee Mesh AP - Meshlium ZigBee Mesh 3G/GPRS AP Meshlium can work as a ZigBee Mesh node. This means we can interconnect several nodes in order to share a common resource as an Internet connection. This way, the sensor nodes connected to a node via ZigBee can send the information to the Internet link set on a third node which is some hops far away the actual point. In this hybrid ZigBee - Wifi mesh network there are two kinds of nodes: Meshlium ZigBee Mesh AP allows the sensor devices to connect via ZigBee and creates links with other nodes using a Wifi radio which operates in the 5GHz band. Users can also connect directly to Meshlium using the 2.4GHz Wifi interface to control it and access to the sensor data. Meshlium ZigBee Mesh 3G/GPRS AP (3G/GPRS gateway) is the node which shares its Internet connection with the rest of the network. It takes the Internet connection from the 3G/GPRS interface. There is only one GW in the mesh network.

(*) For more information see section Wireless Sensor Networks

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Meshlium Scanner AP

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

It allows to detect Smartphones (iPhone, Android) and in general any device which works with Wifi or Bluetooth interfaces. The collected data can be send to the Internet by using the Ethernet. Clients can also connect to Meshlium via Wifi with laptops and smart phones and get access to the Internet (as a common Access Point).

(*) For more information see section Smartphone Detection

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Meshlium Scanner 3G-AP

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

It allows to detect Smartphones (iPhone, Android) and in general any device which works with Wifi or Bluetooth interfaces. The collected data can be send to the Internet by using the Ethernet, and 3G/GPRS connectivity. Clients can also connect to Meshlium via Wifi with laptops and smart phones and get access to the Internet (as a common Access Point).

(*) For more information see section Smartphone Detection

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Meshlium Scanner ZigBee-AP It allows to detect Smartphones (iPhone, Android) and in general any device which works with Wifi or Bluetooth interfaces. It can also capture the sensor data which comes from the Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) made with Waspmote sensor devices. The collected data can be send to the Internet by using the Ethernet and Wifi connectivity. Clients can also connect to Meshlium via Wifi with laptops and smart phones and get access to the Internet (as a common Access Point).

Note: For complete information go to the Meshlium Technical Guide at: http://www.libelium.com/development/meshlium/ (*) For more information see section Wireless Sensor Networks (*) For more information see section Smartphone Detection

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Software

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Meshlium comes with the Manager System, an open source web application which allows to control quickly and easily the Wifi, ZigBee, Bluetooth and GPRS configurations along with the data base storage options of the sensor data received. Interfaces Configuration of Wifi, ZigBee, Bluetooth, GPRS and Ethernet radios in a intuitive and easy way. Configure all the connection preferences in minutes.

Configure where you want to store the sensor data captured. Now it is possible to do it in an automatic way with any type of frame thanks to the new Sensor Parser. In just one minute you can get an external data base being updated with the data coming from the ZigBee network.

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Mesh

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Create a mesh network with fixed and mobile nodes in just one click with the predefined presets or specify your own mesh node preferences. Set the Gateway of the mesh network pressing one button.

AP Set an Access Point with WPA security in just 1 minute and control the users connected.

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3G/GPRS

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Set Meshlium as a 3G/GPRS Gateway in order to send the sensor data captured from the ZigBee radio to the Internet and to provide connectivity to the users connected through the Wifi AP and Wifi Mesh interfaces.

Scanner It allows to detect iPhone and Android Smartphones and in general any device which works with Wifi interfaces. The data captured (MAC, RSSI, AP, Vendor) may be easily stored in the internal Meshlium data base or in any external one located in the Cloud.

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Bluetooth Scanner

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

It allows to detect iPhone, Android, handsfrees and in general any device which works with Bluetooth interfaces. The data captured (MAC, RSSI, CoD, Vendor) may be easily stored in the internal Meshlium data base or in any external one located in the Cloud.

Linux Meshlium runs a Linux system based on Debian with the package system available. This means you can install any application or service you need.

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GPS

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

The GPS module allows to trace real time the Meshlium location, speed and altitude. All this information can be stored in a internal or external data base pressing just one button.

Special Wifi Tools Configure Meshlium to support long range Wifi radio links (km) and calculate the Fresnel zone easily.

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Networking Tools

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Test the link quality and the bandwidth of the radio links using diagnosis tools such as iperf, ping and traceroute. All from the browser.

Note: For complete information go to the Meshlium Technical Guide at: http://www.libelium.com/development/meshlium/

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Wireless Sensor Networks with Waspmote and Meshlium


Two Libelium technologies: Waspmote is a sensor device specially oriented to developers. It works with different protocols (ZigBee, Bluetooth, GPRS) and frequencies (2.4GHz, 868MHz, 900MHz) being capable of getting links up to 12km. It counts with an hibernate mode of 0.7uA which allows to save battery when it is not transmitting. More than 50 sensors already available and a complete open source IDE (API libraries + compiler) made really easy to start working with the platform. More info: http://www.libelium.com/waspmote

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Meshlium is a Linux router which works as the Gateway of the Waspmote Sensor Networks. It can contain 5 different radio interfaces: Wifi 2.4GHz, Wifi 5GHz, 3G/GPRS, Bluetooth and ZigBee. As well as this, Meshlium can also integrate a GPS module for mobile and vehicular applications and be solar and battery powered. These features a long with an aluminium IP-65 enclosure allows Meshlium to be placed anywhere outdoor. Meshlium comes with the Manager System, a web application which allows to control quickly and easily the Wifi, ZigBee, Bluetooth and 3G/GPRS configurations a long with the storage options of the sensor data received. The new Meshlium Xtreme allows to detect iPhone and Android devices and in general any device which works with Wifi or Bluetooth interfaces. The idea is to be able to measure the amount of people and cars which are present in a certain point at a specific time, allowing the study of the evolution of the traffic congestion of pedestrians and vehicles. More info: http://www.libelium.com/meshlium

How do they work together? Meshlium receives the sensor data sent by Waspmote using the ZigBee radio. The Sensor Parser is a new feature for Meshlium (version 3.0.5 or older). It is a new software system which is able to do the following tasks in an easy and transparent way: receive frames from XBee (with the Data Frame format) parse these frames store the data in local Database synchronize the local Database with an external Database

Besides, the user can add his own sensors. Then 4 possible actions can be performed: 1. 2. 3. 4. Store the sensor data in the Meshlium Local Data Base (MySQL) Store the ZigBee sensor data in an External Data Base (MySQL) Send the information to the Internet using the Ethernet or Wifi connection Send the information to the Internet using the 3G/GPRS connection

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Meshlium Storage Options

Local Data Base External Data Base

Meshlium Connection Options

ZigBee Ethernet ZigBee Wifi ZigBee 3G/GPRS

ZigBee -> 3G/GPRS Note: For complete information go to the Meshlium Technical Guide at: http://www.libelium.com/development/meshlium/

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Smartphone Detection

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

The new Meshlium Xtreme allows to detect iPhone and Android devices and in general any device which works with Wifi or Bluetooth interfaces. These devices can be detected without the need of being connected to an specific Access Point, enabling the detection of any Smartphone, laptop or handsfree device which comes into the coverage area of Meshlium. The idea is to be able to measure the amount of people and cars which are present in a certain point at a specific time, allowing the study of the evolution of the traffic congestion of pedestrians and vehicles.

Users have to do nothing to be detected as the Wifi and Bluetooth radios integrated in their Smartphones periodically send a hellow! message telling about their presence. The information read from each user contains: The MAC address of the wireless interface, which allows to identify it uniquely. The strength of the signal (RSSI), which gives us the average distance of the device from the scanning point. The vendor of the Smartphone (Apple, Nokia, etc) The Wifi Access Point where the user is connected (if any) and the Bluetooth friendly name. Users no connected to an AP will be showed as free users. The Class of Device (CoD) in case of Bluetooth which allows us to differentiate the type of device (Smartphone, Handsfree, Computer, LAN/Network AP). With this parameter we can differentiate among pedestrians and vehicles.

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MAC AP libelium_wsn1 RSSI 69 60

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The coverage areas may be modified by changing the power transmission of the radio interfaces allowing the creation of different scanning zones from a few meters (in order to study an specific point) to dozens of meters (to study the whole street or even the entire floor of a shopping mall). Example of information monitored by the Wifi Scanner: DB ID 53483 53482 Timestamp Vendor Apple Nokia Corporation

2012-04-24 07:56:25 C4:2C:03:96:0E:4A 2012-04-24 09:11:26 D8:2A:7E:10:1E:63

Example of information monitored by the Bluetooth Scanner: DB ID 45400 78005 Timestamp MAC ID myCar Tropic RSSI -72 -85 CoD Handsfree Smartphone Vendor PARROT SA Nokia Corporation

2012-05-16 16:18:12 00:26:7E:5F:3C:18 2012-04-20 12:59:27 D8:2A:7E:0E:C3:10

Applications related to Shopping and Street activities: Number of people passing daily in a street Average time of the stance of the people in a street Differentiate between residents (daily matches) and visitants (sporadic matches) Walking routes of people in shopping malls and average time in each area

The Vehicle Traffic Monitoring is also another important application as understanding the flow and congestion of vehicular traffic is essential for efficient road systems in cities. Smooth vehicle flows reduce journey times, reduce emissions and save energy. Similarly the efficient flow of pedestrians in an airport, stadium or shopping centre saves time and can make the difference between a good and a bad visit. Monitoring traffic - whether road vehicles or people - is useful for operators of roads, attractions and transport hubs.

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Applications for Vehicle Traffic Detection: Monitor in real time the number of vehicles passing for a certain point in highways and roads Detect average time of vehicle stance for traffic congestion prevention Monitor average speed of vehicles in highways and roads Provide travel times on alternate routes when congestion is detected

The monitoring system can also be used to calculate the average speed of the vehicles which transit over a roadway by taking the time mark at two different points.

Do the users need to have an specific app installed or interact somehow to be detected? No, the scan is performed silently, Meshlium just detects the beacon frames originated by the Wifi and Bluetooth radios integrated in the Smartphones. Users just need to have at least one of the two wireless interfaces turned on. How do we differentiate if the Bluetooth device detected is a cars hands-free or an Smartphone? In the scanning process each Bluetooth device gives its Class of Device (CoD) attribute which allows to identify the type of service it gives. We can differentiate easily the CoDs generated by the cars handsfree from the peoples phone ones. How do I control the inquiry area? In the Bluetooth inquiry there are seven different power levels which go from -27dBm to +3dBm in order to set different coverage zones from 10 to 50m. In both Wifi and Bluetooth radios these zones can also be increased or decreased by using a different antenna for the module as it counts with an standard N-Male connector. The default antenna which comes with the scanning modules is an omnidirectional antenna with a gain of 5dBi.

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

How do I calculate the distance of any of the devices detected? In the inquiry process we receive the MAC address of the Bluetooth device along with the Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) which gives us the quality of the transmission with each device. RSSI values usually go from -40dBm (nearest nodes) to -90dBm (farthest ones). In the tests performed devices at a distance of 10m reported -50dBm as average, while the ones situated at 50m gave us an average of -75dBm. What about privacy? The anonymous nature of this technique is due to the use of MAC addresses as identifiers. MAC addresses are not associated with any specific user account or mobile phone number not even to any specific vehicle. Additionally, the inquiry mode (visibility) can be turned off so people have always chosen if their device will or wont be detectable. How do the Bluetooth, Wifi and ZigBee radios coexist without causing interferences with each other? Wifi, ZigBee and Bluetooth work in the 2.4GHz frequency band (2.400 - 2.480MHz), however, the Bluetooth radio integrated in Meshlium uses an algorithm called Adaptive Frequency Hopping (AFH) which improves the common algorithm used by Bluetooth (FHSS) and enables the Bluetooth radio to dynamically identify channels already in use by ZigBee and Wifi devices and to avoid them.

Note: For complete information go to the Meshlium Technical Guide at: http://www.libelium.com/development/meshlium/

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CE (Europe) FCC (USA)

Certifications:

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Meshlium Xtreme - Datasheet

Document version: v4.0 - 02/2013 Libelium Comunicaciones Distribuidas S.L. -33 v4.0

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